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Computer Science Quick Links

Try these "Hour of Code" activities for Computer Science in Education Week, Dec 3-7, or anytime! 

 

Code.org   Thoreau student logins

 

Online Coding Activities

  • Snoopy Snow Brawl  a special seasonal edition of The Foos! (wait a long time until it fully loads)
  • The Foos   great for K-2 (wait a long time until it fully loads)
  • Code Boogie by Google Santa Tracker, program the elves to dance!
  • Santa Tracker Code Lab  write code to help Santa
  • Code a Snowflake  Thanks Mrs. Swain for finding this one and sharing!
  • iPad apps = Moofy Recognizing Patterns, Zoombinis, The Foos
  • Scratch   An open-ended programming environment

 

Try these computational thinking games by NCTM Iluminations Interactive Resources

  • Bobbi Bear   How many outfits can you make
  • Patch Tool   Design a pattern using geometric shapes you can flip and turn (similar to the Shapes software)
  • Turtle Pond   Use code to get the turtle to the pond  (similar to the Turtle Paths software)

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